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Parliament calls for crackdown on child sexual abuse and illegal online images

Inside the hemi-cycle in Strasbourg

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Thursday 12 Mar 2015

Dublin Independent MEP, Nessa Childers, welcomed the vote this week in the European Parliament which outlined the measures needed to investigate online child sexual abuse, prosecute offenders, protect child victims and remove illegal online content.   ‘More than 80% of victims of online child sexual abuse are aged younger than 10.  A stronger and more urgent response is needed’. Read More



Invitation to seminar: Addressing Climate Change – Issues Facing Our Coast

North Dublin Coastline

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Tuesday 10 Mar 2015

Coastwatch Europe Seminar

Addressing Climate Change – Issues Facing Our Coast

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Coastwatch Survey Results Launch and Follow Up Action Workshop

European Parliament Offices , Molesworth St., Dublin 2. – 20th March 2015

This event is to celebrate Coastwatch Autumn 2014 survey results around the island of Ireland, examine what they say about the health and management of our coast and then explore action especially in light of climate change in the context of EU and national law and practise. Read More



EU Funding Handbook available now

Speaking at launch of Bird Watch Ireland photo exhibition January 2013

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Thursday 5 Mar 2015

Europe 2020 Strategy – EU funding programmes explained

Introducing the ‘EU Funding Handbook’ published by Nessa Childers MEP – designed as a starting point to help people understand the range of European funding programmes available to organisations, local authorities and SMEs. Read More